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Socrates: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition


C.C.W. Taylor

August 2019

Very Short Introductions

Christopher Taylor introduces the life and philosophy of Socrates, whose work has played a central role in shaping Western philosophical thinking for centuries. Examining what we can deduce about Socrates from the writings of his contemporaries (as he himself left none), Taylor traces the reception and influence of his thought to the modern day.

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The Hellenistic Age: A Very Short Introduction


Peter Thonemann

February 2018

Very Short Introductions

The three centuries following the conquests of Alexander were perhaps the most thrilling of all periods of ancient history. Culture, ideas, and individuals travelled freely over vast areas from the Rhone to the Indus, whilst dynasts battled for dominion over Alexander's great empire. Thonemann presents a brief history of this globalized world.

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The Trojan War: A Very Short Introduction


Eric H. Cline

May 2013

Very Short Introductions

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Greek Lives


Plutarch, Robin Waterfield, Philip A. Stadter

August 2008

Oxford World's Classics

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